Host and Router Subnet Mask Mismatch Example

In classful IP networks, every router and host in the same major network should share a common subnet mask. If there are disagreements on the length of the subnet mask, packets are not routed correctly. Table 7-10 shows how a UNIX host and a router will interpret an IP address differently if they have different subnet masks specified for the same major network. Table 7-10 Host and Router Subnet Mask Mismatch Example Table 7-10 Host and Router Subnet Mask Mismatch Example The host interprets the...